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HOWMET LTD v ECONOMY DEVICES LTD AND OTHERS

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HOWMET LTD v ECONOMY DEVICES LTD AND OTHERS

[2016] BLR 555

COURT OF APPEAL((CIVIL DIVISION))

Before Lady Justice Arden,Lord Justice Jackson,Sir Akenhead

Negligence – Product liability – Property damage – Causation – Knowledge of defect – Break in chain of causation. – Breach of statutory duty – Consumer Protection Act 1987 – Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 (SI 1994 No 3260) – Causation – Knowledge of defect – Break in chain of causation. – Evidence – Causation – Whether judge obliged to choose between unlikely causes – Failure to discharge burden of proof. – Companies – Knowledge – Attribution of employees’ knowledge – Constructive knowledge.

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